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The Best Preventative Measures Against Head Lice

prevent-head-liceLICE! Most people cringe and instantly start itching as soon as you hear the word. You may not realize it, but getting head lice is just as common as catching a cold. Head lice can be prevented and The Head Lice Specialist has the best preventative measures.

Head lice are spread through head-to-head contact. Have an age appropriate conversation with your child about how head-to-head contact...

Tips to Prevent Head Lice

Tips to Prevent Head Lice

When children play at school and have play dates and sleepovers, the number of cases of head lice rises. That’s because head lice, tiny parasitic insects that live on the scalp, are most commonly transferred through head-to-head contact.

What should parents...

Preventative & Stylish – Easy Up-do Tutorials to Prevent Head Lice

Braiding the hair in creative ways becomes easy with practice.
Braiding the hair in creative ways becomes easy with practice.

Keeping long hair up and contained is a great way to prevent head lice, as head to head contact is the way lice is spread 99% of the time. Head lice crawl very quickly and use the hair stand as a bridge to transfer. It only takes 3 seconds for a louse to crawl from one person’s head to another. Girls are often more vulnerable to...

What steps do I need to take if my child has lice?

Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and highly stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.
Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and  stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.

Step 1: Don’t panic.

Head lice happens, and it’s okay! There are an estimated 6 to 12 million cases of head lice each year among children age 3 – 11. Having head lice is an incredibly common experience that most people will encounter at some point or another in...